La Guajira, Colombia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to La Guajira, Colombia? If you're planning to go to La Guajira, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to La Guajira, Colombia

Based on the climate and weather in La Guajira, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for La Guajira, Colombia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in La Guajira, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for La Guajira, Colombia by month

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January

If you vacation in La Guajira during January, you are likely to see that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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February

If you visit La Guajira during February, you are likely to see that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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March

March in this region is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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April

If you vacation in La Guajira during April, you are likely to notice that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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May

May is sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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June

If you are traveling to La Guajira in June, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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July

If you visit La Guajira during July, you may see that it is unbearably hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to La Guajira in August, you will notice that it is sizzling. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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September

September in La Guajira can be blisteringly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you vacation in La Guajira during October, you may find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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November

November in La Guajira is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

December for La Guajira is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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